Holding answer received on 20 July 2020
MHCLG collect an annual official snapshot of rough sleeping which is verified by Homeless Link and provides information about the estimated number of people sleeping rough on a single night between 1 October and 30 November each year, along with some basic demographic details. This was last released in February 2020 and showed a total figure of 4,266 rough sleepers on any given night, 9% lower than the previous year. The next annual snapshot is due to take place in autumn 2020. Regarding the numbers of people currently rough sleeping, local authorities currently hold the most up to date information.